fundamental

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Fundamental is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
fundamental

Comparative
more fundamental

Superlative
most fundamental

  1. If something is fundamental, it is basic and important.
    The loss of her legs has caused her to undergo a fundamental change in how she looks at life.
    Respect is fundamental to a strong education system.
    There is no more fundamental question than "why are we here?"

Noun[change]

Singular
fundamental

Plural
fundamentals

  1. (countable) The fundamentals of something, are the main ideas or parts that it is built on.

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